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Shaq is now a sheriff’s deputy in Clayton County

4:32 pm Dec. 5, 2016

Shaquille O’Neal has been sworn in as a sheriff’s deputy, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill announced via Facebook.

“When Shaquille O’ Neal raised his hands to be sworn in by “THE CRIME FIGHTER”, he became the tallest deputy in the history of the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office!” Hill posted. “Welcome to the crime fighting family Shaq!!”

It’s unclear if the post is ceremonial or if Shaq will actually be escorting

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The American people want Donald Trump to quit tweeting, poll shows

10:55 am Dec. 5, 2016

Donald Trump should holster his Twitter account, a Quinnipiac University survey shows.

Update: here’s Trump’s latest tweet:

Trump frequently takes to his favorite social media platform to apprise the nation of his plans (minus the people he’s blocked on Twitter, that is) and his 140-character updates have sparked alarm in recent days. His breezy tweets about talking with the president of Taiwan and then criticizing China rattled diplomats, as it was

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SNL makes fun of Donald Trump’s tweets, so he tweets about it

8:14 am Dec. 4, 2016

Another Sunday morning.

Another “Saturday Night Live” skit parodying President-elect Donald Trump in the tank.

Another subsequent outraged tweet from the incoming leader of the free world.

UPDATE: Former U.S. Rep. Bob Barr and his wife Jeri attended the “Heroes & Villains” costume party with Donald Trump this weekend. See their photos from the event.

Trump frequently takes to his favorite social media platform to apprise the nation of his plans (minus

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Tim Tebow posed for these fun photos with fans at his Marietta book signing

7:31 am Dec. 2, 2016

Former NFL quarterback-turned-baseball player Tim Tebow appeared at the Marietta Sam’s Club for a signing of his “Shaken” on Thursday afternoon.

The new book details some of the Heisman trophy winner’s personal highs and lows: “Readers will be riveted as Tebow recalls being called into a head coach’s office knowing the news will be bad,” the book’s publicists note. “They’ll feel Tebow’s sorrow when the reality sets in that he has no

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Watch: West Georgia students sang “Mary Did You Know” while sheltering from storms

8:34 am Dec. 1, 2016

Bremen High School teacher Jessica Pruitt Labbe posted this beautiful video of talented students riding out Wednesday’s storms by singing a modern Christmas hymn.

MORE: “Jumanji” stars Nick Jonas, Jack Black, Karen Gillan shelter on set during Atlanta storm

“Mary Did You Know,” recorded by Michael English, includes the lyrics:

“Mary did you know that your baby boy will one day walk on water?
Mary did you know that your baby boy will

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“Jumanji” stars Nick Jonas, Jack Black, Karen Gillan shelter on set during Atlanta storm

5:09 pm Nov. 30, 2016

The new “Jumanji” reboot with Kevin Hart, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Nick Jonas, Jack Black and Karen Gillan and a host of others is filming now in Atlanta.

“In a brand new Jumanji adventure, the tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji’s world – pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles,” Sony’s publicity department says. “To survive, they’ll play as characters